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Preciate Recognition: Employee Recognition Now FREE for Everyone

No matter what industry you work in or what your job title may be, all employees want their work to have meaning, and their relationships at work to be strong. Workplace recognition motivates employees, makes them feel accomplished for the work they do, and helps build team cohesion and improve company culture. Not only has it been found to increase productivity and loyalty to a company, but employee recognition also increases morale and employee engagement in the workplace. 

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The 3 Pillars of Relationship Building

Building strong, healthy relationships with people at work can certainly be intimidating if you don’t know where to start. However, it is critically important for employees to build relationships with their coworkers in order for them to feel engaged and want to stay with the company long-term. In order to start building those relationships as soon as possible, read this article to learn about the three pillars of relationship building. It’s a simple yet effective framework for understanding how relationships grow over time.

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How to Create a Healthy Work-Life Balance at Your Company

Depending on the nature of the company you work for, creating and maintaining a healthy work-life balance can be extremely difficult. When you work on the clock and have set hours, it’s a bit easier to mentally separate time at work and time for yourself. However, as many remote or hybrid workers can attest, when you aren’t going into the office on a regular basis, your working hours are bound to bleed into your personal life.

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Why Financial Employee Incentive Programs Can Reduce Motivation

Whether it be in the office or at school, people tend to think financial incentives would make them and their team work harder. If only they could get paid directly for putting in that extra effort, and perhaps their overall motivation and performance would improve as a result. And sometimes, especially when the reward is big enough, that is what happens. The opportunity to earn more money for improved performance presents itself, and thus, performance improves.

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Why Non-Cash Incentives for Employees are Best for Engagement

Intuitively, one might assume that monetary incentives are the most effective reward system. People like money, so monetary rewards should increase effort and maximize productivity. Despite this common assumption, research shows that higher rewards don’t always lead to more effort and employee engagement. Paradoxically, some studies have found the opposite can happen, a phenomenon known as “incentive reversal.”

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